2460 Donald BAIN

Date of enlistment 17th July 1915
Rank at enlistment Private
Significant events while with the AIF Wounded in Action – Pozieres

Hospitalised sick on three occasions

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Summary of Private Bain’s WW1 service record, located in the National Archives of Australia. Full details are available online, NAA Series B2455


Date Location Event
10th December 1919 Australia Discharged
11th October 1919 Australia Disembarked Main at Melbourne
23rd July 1919 England Return to Australia on Main
23rd April 1919 England Marriage to Jessie Renton Welsh from Edinburgh
12th April 1919 England Embarked to Southampton and No.1 Command Depot Sutton Veny
31st December 1918 France Re-joined Battalion from hospital
27th December 1918 France Marched into AIB Depot
17th December 1918 France Admitted to 5th Australian Field Ambulance, transferred to 41st CCS – tonsillitis
26th May 1918 France Re-joined Battalion
8th May 1918 France Discharged to AIBD from hospital
2nd May 1918 France Transferred to 6th Convalescent Depot, Etaples
22nd April 1918 France Transferred to 22nd General Hospital, Camiers
20th April 1918 France To 6th Australian Field Ambulance sick – tonsillitis
9th October 1917 Belgium Awarded Military Medal for operations 4th-10th October 1917
18th March 1917 France Re-joined Battalion
12th March 1917 France Transferred to Divisional Rest Station
10th March 1917 France To Corps Scabies Station in Le Havre sick – scabies
9th January 1917 France Re-joined Battalion
14th August 1916 France Discharged from hospital to duty ‘B’ class at 2nd ADBD, Etaples
6th August 1916 France Admitted 26th General Hospital, Etaples
5th August 1916 France Wounded in Action – gunshot wound face and leg (mild) and admitted to 3rd CCS
26th March 1916 France Disembarked Marseille
19th March 1916 Egypt Proceeded to join British Expeditionary Force from Alexandria on the Llandovery Castle
8th January 1916 Egypt Taken on Strength, Tel-el-Kabir
25th October 1915 Egypt Disembarked Alexandria
29th September 1915 Australia Departed Melbourne on RMS Osterley
11th September 1915 Australia Assigned to 5th Reinforcements 22nd Battalion
13th August 1915 Australia Signalling School
4th August 1915 Australia Marched into depot


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